Definition of the early bird catches the worm in English:

the early bird catches the worm

phrase

proverb
  • The person who takes the earliest opportunity to do something will gain the advantage over others.

    • ‘As is usually the case with property investment opportunities, the early bird catches the worm.’
    • ‘The experience of Australia is that the early bird gets the worm.’
    • ‘The early bird catches the worm in my game, so I have to be up and about no matter what day it is.’
    • ‘As my Mom always says, the early bird catches the worm.’
    • ‘Baxter wanted to prove that the early bird catches the worm, or in this case, Tony's finger.’
    • ‘As my father always used to say, the early bird catches the worm and surprises the IRS spies.’
    • ‘We all know that the early bird catches the worm.’